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Sunday 22 October 2017

WATCH: The shocking moment burning factory explodes moments after fire brigade arrive on scene

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A group of firefighters had a lucky escape after arriving at a Spanish industrial waste treatment factory near Madrid just moments before it exploded.

At least 15 people were injured, three seriously, in the fire at the plant in Arganda.

The fire caused several explosions and sent a dense column of smoke into the air.

People in nearby schools and workplaces had to be evacuated.

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